Long-term test review: Mazda CX-5

First report: the arrival of the Mazda CX-5 SUV has injected some Japanese flair into our test fleet. Mileage: 5,277 Economy: 41.1mpg When I found out that the latest family SUV to join our test fleet would be the Mazda CX-5, I couldn’t help but think of all my favourite things about the country it comes from. From clothing to cuisine to comics, there’s so much to love about Japanese products. I’m always happy with a bento box for lunch, and my new running shoes make burning off the calories…

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New Mazda CX-5 2017 review

We get to grips with a pre-production version of Mazda’s all-new CX-5 crossover in Japan. Just five years since the Mazda CX-5 was launched, the stylish SUV accounts for one in four Mazdas sold. It was the first model in the Japanese brand’s reborn line-up to combine the company’s two signature taglines: Kodo design language and Skyactiv technology. The second generation seen here takes strategic design hints from the Mazda 3 and offers some of the best-looking proportions in its class. Mazda’s most important crossover gets a stylish new chrome…

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